Collaboration to focus on mapping the full potential for solarisation
Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi, KEZAD Group, recently announced an agreement with TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation Middle East & Africa, an affiliate of TotalEnergies, to explore opportunities to solarise assets across KEZAD’s industrial ecosystem.
TotalEnergies’ Renewables Distributed Generations develops, finances, builds and operates solar installations for industrial and commercial customers-Instrumentation & Control (I&C). This year, TotalEnergies’ reached 500 MW of onsite business-to-business solar distributed generation projects in operation globally.
TotalEnergies has been present in the UAE for over 80 years and as part of its ambition to produce more energy with less emissions, it is now developing solar projects for I&C customers in the country. In the UAE, the Company has around 100MW under development of business-to-business solar power, it was revealed in a press statement.
Covering a total land area of 550sqkm including 100sqkm designated as Free Zones, and home to more than 1,750 investors, KEZAD Group’s industrial ecosystem is well-positioned to generate far-reaching benefits from TotalEnergies’ distributed solar solutions, which would enable the group to produce clean energy across its sites.
“Through our collaboration with TotalEnergies, we are keen to realise the complete potential of distributed solar generation across our integrated ecosystem at KEZAD Group,” stated Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, CEO, Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi-KEZAD Group.
“We are pleased to partner with KEZAD and AD Ports Group as this agreement is a steppingstone for many future opportunities,” commented Hamady Sy, Managing Director, TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation, Middle East and Africa.